The Original Gospel Harmonettes

The Original Gospel Harmonettes

The Original Gospel Harmonettes

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Love Lifted Me - Original
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Step By Step - Original
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I Won't Let Go - Original
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Everyday Will Be Sunday
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That's Enough

Albums

  • Love Lifted Me

    Mar 2011 • 20 songs

  • My Father's Children

    Sep 1962 • 10 songs

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The Original Gospel Harmonettes

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Acknowledged as a prime influence by no less than Little Richard, the Birmingham, AL-based Original Gospel Harmonettes were among the greatest and most successful female gospel groups of the 1950s. They were led by soloist Dorothy Love Coates, who also composed many of their best-known selections, and their music transcended its spiritual foundations to appeal to a secular world on the threshold of the civil rights era. Formed during the mid-'40s, the group -- initially dubbed the Harmoneers, later modified to the Lee Harmoneers in the wake of a tour with soprano Georgia Lee S...
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